Friday, July 26, 2019
- Statins crush early seizure risk poststroke
Statin initiation upon hospitalization for acute ischemic stroke was linked to a major antiseizure benefit in a Japanese study.
- Atherosclerotic disease risk persists after smoking cessation
Clinicians should reinforce smoking cessation with awareness that risk for several atherosclerotic diseases remains significant for decades.
- Air pollution levels correlated with cardiorespiratory mortality; reduced life expectancy
Fine particulate matter pollution is associated with increased cardiorespiratory mortality, particularly in lower-income areas.
- Exercise counters astronauts' dizziness after space flight
Two hours of daily activity during space flight eliminated hypotension after landing.
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